6 days Primates Safaris Uganda ( Chimpanzee & Gorilla tracking Uganda)
6 days Primates Safaris Uganda is a combination of various activities in the wilderness and Uganda Jungles which includes; Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi nature walk in Kibale forest national park; game drive and boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Mountain gorilla tracking and Batwa experience in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Primates Safaris Uganda
Detailed itinerary for 6 days Primates Safaris Uganda
Day 1: Travel to Kibale National Park & hike at lake Nkuruba
Our driver guide will pick you up from the hotel/place of residence after breakfast at 7:00 am drive through Mityana and arrive to Kibale National park at lunchtime. Check in to your reserved safari lodge, refresh and have lunch. After lunch go for a hike at lake Nkuruba view crater lakes plus the beautiful scenery later return to the safari lodge for dinner and overnight
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking Kibale & Bigodi nature walk
After an early morning breakfast, transfer to the park offices for briefing by the rangers with packed lunch. After briefing you will go to the starting point by 8 am to start the trek in the forest. You will get to know how Chimpanzee interact and have photos for memories. Later return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch go for an evening nature walk in Bigodi swamp to spot more wildlife including birds monkeys and later return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth – Afternoon boat ride on Kazinga channel
After breakfast check out of the lodge and travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park. As you drive to your accommodation, you will be treated to the scenic landscape dotted with beautiful crater lakes, lush grasslands, and occasional. Arrive to the safari lodge, have lunch and Later set out for the afternoon boat ride on the Kazinga Channel – a natural stream of water joining Lakes Edward and George. The channel is home to a variety of wildlife and attracts big game to drink water and cool off the heat. Expect to see lots hippos, buffaloes, elephants, crocodiles, monitor lizards, and so many birds. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Morning Game – transfer to Bwindi National Park
Wake up to early cup of tea/coffee and head out for early morning game drive at 6.30am. The park is wonderful with lots of big game and very beautiful scenery. Expect to see lions, elephants, Topis, kobs, buffaloes, hyenas, leopards to mention but a few. Return to your accommodation for lunch, check out and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Pass through Ishasha viewing the tree-climbing lions. Arrive in the evening check in to you reserved lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Gorilla tracking Bwindi & Batwa community walk
Wake up at an early breakfast at 6:30 am, pick packed lunch and enough drinking water, transfer to the park offices for briefing by the rangers and assign a gorilla group you shall track. By 8:00 am you will transfer to the forest to trek the Gorillas. After about an hour, return to the lodge for a snack, refresh and then later visit the local Batwa community to see indigenous ways of living and enjoy their vibrant songs and dances. After return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Transfer back to Kampala / Entebbe
After breakfast, check out and get ready for the journey. Lunch en route in Mbarara, have another stop over at the equator for photos and purchasing some gifts, proceed to Kampala and drop off to your desired destination.
6 days Primates Safaris Uganda includes:
- Airport transfers for pickup and drop off
- Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
- Game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park
- Boat ride on Lake Ihema in Akagera Park
- Park entry fees
- One Chimpanzee tracking permit
- One Gorilla tracking permit
- Services of an english driver guide
6 days Primates Safaris Uganda excludes:
- Ugandan Visa
- Luxury drinks
- Personal insurance
- Personal shopping bills and cigarettes
- Any other item not mentioned above